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Jun 09, 2017

Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea has a lot going for it. Per usual with a Mike Mignola-verse project, the art-in this case by Gary Gianni, who also co-wrote the book with Mignola-is simply gorgeous. More

The Adventures of Dr. McNinja: Night Powers

Written by Christopher Hastings & Benito Cereno; Art by Christopher Hastings; Pencils by Les McClaine; Cover by Carly Monardo

Jun 03, 2011

The Adventures of Dr. McNinja: Night Powers is a funny book, and its creator, Christopher Hastings, is multi-talented—solid art, solid story, and nice pacing.

Witchfinder: In the Service of Angels

Written by Mike Mignola; art by Ben Stenbeck; colors by Dave Stewart

Apr 29, 2010

Sir Edward Grey is a handy man to have around when something weird is going down. Known as “Witchfinder” to some, owing to one of his earliest adventures (reprinted at the end of this volume), Sir Edward is a paranormal investor in London during the late 1800s. More

Grendel: Behold the Devil

Created, written, & illustrated by Matt Wagner; Lettered by Tom Orzechowski

Apr 22, 2010

Matt Wagner’s ongoing “study of the nature of aggression,” or Grendel, celebrates its 28th birthday this year, so it seems appropriate to see 2007’s Behold the Devil in a snazzy hardcover. Wagner is thankfully going through his archives and re-releasing some old tales, but Behold the Devil is the Eisner-nominated writer/artist’s first Grendel series in over 10 years. More

Jet Scott Volume 1

Written by Sheldon Stark; Art by Jerry Robinson

Mar 29, 2010

It’s well known that U.S. comic strips, films, and TV shows from the height of the Cold War stripped away several of the fantastical elements from 1930s and 1940 space opera. Before the Soviet Union launched their first satellite into orbit in October of 1957, heady science-fiction was a household commodity as essential as electricity. Its new fans desired smarter and more socially aware narratives, that mirrored the dramatic tensions of the real world. One of the genre’s worthy and long-lost entries to this literary legacy, is New York Herald Tribune’s Jet Scott. More